Show #2602 - Tuesday, December 19, 1995

1995-B Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Kay Hoey, a housewife from Bradenton Beach, Florida

David Cuneo, a former history teacher from Reisterstown, Maryland

Grace Amador, a retired language teacher from Sugar Land, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
SOAP OPERA HISTORY
COMPOSERS
SPORTS
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
CROSSWORD CLUES "A"
    $100 16
It's the most massive object in our solar system
    $100 19
Art Wallace based this '60s gothic vampire soap on "The House", a Goodyear Playhouse story he wrote in 1957
    $100 1
At age 12 this "Messiah" composer became assistant organist at the German cathedral of Halle
    $100 6
On May 30, 1911 Ray Harroun won the first running of this auto race
    $100 25
This vegetable can be "stuffed", or shredded to make sauerkraut
    $100 11
Crocodile cousin
(9)
    $200 17
After a new queen bee emerges from her cell, she goes on a mating flight with these bees
    $200 20
Once Snapper on "The Young & the Restless", he's a lifeguard on "Baywatch" days & a P.I. on "Baywatch Nights"
    $200 2
With his brother Ira, he wrote the songs for the first musical comedy to win a Pulitzer Prize
    $200 7
In the 1960s this NBA player scored 70 or more points a record 6 times for the Warriors
    $200 26
These sweet, heart-shaped peppers are usually sold in jars, either alone or stuffed in olives
    $200 12
Guinevere's groom
(6)
    $300 18
It's the science of creating extremely low temperatures
    $300 21
When this daytime soap debuted in 1970, it featured 3 families, the Martins, Tylers & Kanes
    $300 3
In 1907 Hungarian Bela Bartok was appointed professor of piano at this capital's academy of music
    $300 8
This Norwegian is the only woman to win 3 straight Olympic gold medals in figure skating
    $300 27
A casaba is a melon & a Catawba is one of these
    $300 13
Clinton country
(8)
    $400 23
Type of doctor who would perform surgery for glaucoma
    $400 22
In "Mommie Dearest", she wrote about the time her mother Joan subbed for her on "The Secret Storm"
    DD: $500 4
In 1837 Franz Liszt introduced this composer to writer George Sand
    $400 9
This Bears running back is the only NFL player to rush for more than 16,000 career yards
    $400 28
Resembling overgrown scallions, they're an integral ingredient of vichyssoise
    $400 14
Oak offspring
(5)
    $500 24
Refusing to patent his discovery, this X-ray discoverer died penniless
    $500 30
1960s prime time title hometown of the Harringtons & the MacKenzies
    $500 5
This American conductor wrote his "Mass" for the opening of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    $500 10
Nicknamed the "Bronx Bull", he won the middleweight boxing title in 1949 & held it for 2 years
    $500 29
Stripped of their reddish-brown shells, these fruity "nuts" often conclude a Chinese meal
    $500 15
Gorgeous Gardner
(3)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Grace David Kay
$400 $4,100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace David Kay
$2,300 $3,300 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

DANCE
MOUNTAINS
THE 19th CENTURY
MUSEUMS
WOMEN POETS
TIME
    $200 26
The soles of a clog dancer's shoes are traditionally made of this material
    $200 3
Colorado's Arapahoe Peak is located in the front range of these mountains
    $200 8
This Middle East waterway officially opened to traffic November 17, 1869
    $200 1
The Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans has an exhibit on this annual festival
    $200 21
This "Sonnets from the Portuguese" poet injured her spine at age 15 in a riding accident
    $200 16
Phrases for times that will never come include "When hell freezes over" & "the 30th of" this month
    $400 27
This country line dance was inspired by a 1992 Billy Ray Cyrus hit
    $400 4
In 1840 great masses of this mountain where Noah's Ark landed were torn lose by an earthquake
    $400 9
In 1894, he became the last czar of Russia
    $400 2
This city's historical museum is located on the boardwalk's Garden Pier
    $400 22
This "Belle of Amherst" dressed in white in her later years
    $400 17
The special theory of relativity links this & time in a continuum
    $600 28
The hora is performed in a circle & the quadrille uses this formation
    $600 5
This highest peak of the Alps is located in France's Haute-Savoie Department
    $600 10
In 1870 this "Swedish Nightingale" gave her last performance
    $600 13
This Chicago Natural History Museum's first collections were from the Columbian Exposition of 1893
    DD: $900 23
In 1956 she married British poet Ted Hughes while in England on a Fulbright scholarship
    $600 18
The first unit of time mentioned in the Bible
    $800 29
Argentina's Astor Piazzolla is famous as a composer of music for this ballroom dance
    DD: $1,000 6
This mountain group in NE New York is sometimes erroneously included in the Appalachians
    $800 11
The original British "Bobby", he served as English prime minister 1834-35 & 1841-46
    $800 14
An Austin museum is devoted to this short story writer known for his unexpected endings
    $800 24
Poet who, in 1883, penned the words "I lift my lamp beside the golden door"
    $800 19
A 1483 Flavio Biondo work used this 2-word term for the era between the decline of Rome & his time
    $1000 30
After he quit the ABT in 1989, this dancer nicknamed Misha founded the White Oak Dance Project
    $1000 7
Dapsang & Chogori are local names for this, the world's second-tallest mountain
    $1000 12
In 1806 Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the emperor of this island nation, was killed in an ambush
    $1000 15
An exhibit at the Oklahoma State Museum of History is devoted to this aviator & friend of Will Rogers
    $1000 25
Known for her wedding songs, she was born around 620 B.C. on the island of Lesbos
    $1000 20
For most of the world, Coordinated Universal Time has replaced this as the standard

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace David Kay
$9,300 $10,600 $2,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
The name of this country in the Southern Hemisphere comes from a Latin word for "southern"

Final scores:

Grace David Kay
$7,000 $10,000 $0
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grace David Kay
$9,300 $11,200 $2,500
19 R,
1 W
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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